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Spiced Tomato Cauliflower

Hearty enough to be a vegetarian entree, Spiced Tomato Cauliflower helps keep your immune system strong and healthy, deliciously, especially during flu season. Flu facts 1 The number of days you can spread the flu before symptoms develop and up to 5 to 7 days after becoming sick. Yikes! You don’t even know you’re sick ;-( 3 to 4 The number of days the flu will make you feel like you’ve been hit with a truck. …

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Tomato Spinach Saute

Good food does not need to be complicated. Tomato Spinach Saute is an easy recipe with healthy dividends. This vegetarian recipe is ready in 15 minutes. Fast and flavorful. Healthy and hearty. Economical and easy. Happy and healthy. However you want to say it, Tomato Spinach Sauté is all that and more! We all know vegetables are good for us. But emerging research suggests that eating more fruits and vegetables improves happiness, satisfaction, and emotional well-being. …

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Nut’n Seed Butter

Make your own natural Nut’n Seed Butter. Creamy or crunchy, spread the deliciousness with this recipe! The PBJ. Like milk and cookies, peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a classic. It’s likely one of the first things many of us ever made. Feeding ourselves with a hand-held, super simple, sweet and salty sammy. Are nut butters healthy? Yes. Due to the plant-based protein and healthy fats, nuts have a healthy halo. People who regularly eat …

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Everything Seasoning

This Everything Seasoning seeds and flavoring on their own don’t add up to much. But together the sum of their parts make everything taste better. That’s why it’s called Everything! Robert Brault said, “Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” As we open new calendars, it’s natural to look back and take stock. Were there meaningful moments? Did I meet the goals I set? …

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Gifts of Health and Wellness

Live even better! I’m sharing my best gifts of health and wellness. With the year coming to an end, what are you wrapping most? Gifts? Projects? Or maybe yourself in a blanket? I have a few tools to help you get a jump on the new year. Wrapping up Projects Things slow down in my office this time of year, so I wrap up projects, clean off my desk, and catch up on journals. This is …

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Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal, canned pumpkin, walnuts and berries baked into a hearty, low-sugar breakfast.                                   Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal is real food, deliciously.  Seems lately I’ve been on a pumpkin roll. After making Pumpkin Spice Seedy Granola, there was leftover pumpkin, so I stirred it into the milk mixture when I made Berry Baked Oatmeal. I was delighted with the creamy results and …

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Cranberry Orange Cornbread Trifle

Layers of cranberries, pear, orange, yogurt, ginger and cornbread make this Cranberry Orange Cornbread Trifle recipe a trifle to remember! Looking for a recipe to serve for the holidays? See if this fits your requirements: Make ahead, economical, enough substance so that people aren’t hungry an hour later, and on the healthy side. Meet Cranberry Cornbread Trifle. My gift to you! A breakfast dessert recipe. Just about anyway you make it, a trifle is a celebration. …

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Almond Thyme Honey

Almond Thyme Honey is honey infused with nuts, dried chile, thyme and orange zest. Drizzled over cheese, it’s an easy, elegant appetizer and also a sweet gift. Plus some honey themed gifts. I haven’t always been fascinated by bees. 🐝 I was aware of them, watching as they moved among flowers and appreciating the result: honey. 🍯 I’m a beekeeper But then I became a beekeeper. Well, one of a pair of beekeepers. When I …

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Korean Noodles

Korean noodles are full of flavors and foods that deliver healthy benefits such as probiotics. A vegetarian spicy noodle bowl in less than 30 minutes. With cold and flu season upon us, the best defense may be good gut health. Since much of our immune health begins in the gut, this month’s Recipe Redux Challenge is on healthy, delicious recipes to bolster gut health.  Gut health This is one hot topic! The National Institutes of …

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Pumpkin Spice Seedy Slow Cooker Granola

Pumpkin Spice Seedy Slow Cooker Granola is an easy, healthy pumpkin recipe that smells like all things cozy. In the kitchen, at the table and nearly every restaurant menu, pumpkin, cinnamon, and ginger are flavors of the season. It used to be pumpkin was a seasonal pie. But, OMGosh, now pumpkin is everywhere! This hot, hot food is in yogurt, almonds, ice cream, cereal, cakes, peanut butter, cookies and muffins, plus coffee drinks and beer …